SUSE Enterprise Storage 1

Release Notes

SUSE Enterprise Storage is an extension to SUSE Linux Enterprise. It combines the capabilities from the Ceph ( storage project with the enterprise engineering and support of SUSE. SUSE Enterprise Storage provides IT organizations with the ability to deploy a distributed storage architecture that can support a number of use cases using commodity hardware platforms.

Manuals can be found in the docu directory of the installation media for SUSE Enterprise Storage. Any documentation (if installed) can be found in the /usr/share/doc/ directory of the installed system.

Publication date: 2018-04-09 , Version: 12.0.20150211

1 Features and Versions

This section includes an overview of some of the major features provided by SUSE Enterprise Storage.

2 Support Statement for SUSE Enterprise Storage

Support requires an appropriate subscription from SUSE; for more information, see:

General Support Statement

The following definitions apply:

  • L1: Installation and problem determination - technical support designed to provide compatibility information, installation and configuration assistance, usage support, on-going maintenance and basic troubleshooting. Level 1 Support is not intended to correct product defect errors.

  • L2: Reproduction of problem isolation - technical support designed to duplicate customer problems, isolate problem areas and potential issues, and provide resolution for problems not resolved by Level 1 Support.

  • L3: Code Debugging and problem resolution - technical support designed to resolve complex problems by engaging engineering in patch provision, resolution of product defects which have been identified by Level 2 Support.

SUSE will only support the usage of original (unchanged or not recompiled) packages.

3 How to Obtain Source Code

This SUSE product includes materials licensed to SUSE under the GNU General Public License (GPL). The GPL requires SUSE to provide the source code that corresponds to the GPL-licensed material. The source code is available for download at Also, for up to three years after distribution of the SUSE product, upon request, SUSE will mail a copy of the source code. Requests should be sent by e-mail to or as otherwise instructed at SUSE may charge a reasonable fee to recover distribution costs.

4 More Information and Feedback

  • Read the READMEs on the CDs.

  • Get detailed changelog information about a particular package from the RPM:

    rpm --changelog -qp <FILENAME>.rpm

    <FILENAME>. is the name of the RPM.

  • Check the ChangeLog file in the top level of CD1 for a chronological log of all changes made to the updated packages.

  • Find more information in the docu directory of CD1 of the SUSE Enterprise Storage CDs. This directory includes a PDF version of the SUSE Enterprise Storage Administration Guide.

  • contains additional or updated documentation for SUSE Enterprise Storage.

  • Visit for the latest product news from SUSE and for additional information on the source code of SUSE Linux Enterprise products.

Copyright © 2015 SUSE LLC.

Thanks for using SUSE Enterprise Storage in your business.

The SUSE Enterprise Storage Team.

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